BIRTHDAY CANDLES - NYC EPARoundabout Theatre Company
Tue, Sep 17, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (EDT)
Lunch 1:30 to 2:30
LORT Non-Rep LORT A+. Salary: $1,592/week
Equity actors for various roles.
Also seeking an Assistant Stage Manager. See separate notice on casting call for submission info.
Sides from the play will be provided. Bring picture and resume.
Ripley-Grier Studios (305)
305 W 38th St
New York, NY 10018-2902
Studio 207 – Holding Room. Check lobby upon arrival for any changes.
Noah Haidle, playwright; Vivienne Benesch, director; Carrie Gardner, casting
First Rehearsal 3/3/20; First Performance 4/2/20; Opening 4/21/20; Max Run 6/28/20. American Airlines Theatre
EPA Procedures are in effect for audition.
An Equity monitor will be provided.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.
ERNESTINE ASHWORTH – Debra Messing
SEEKING THE FOLLOWING. ALL ROLES WILL BE UNDERSTUDIED:
Actors of all ethnicities encouraged to audition
30s. Any ethnicity. Alice - Selfless. Strong. Ernestine’s mother. Madeline - Troubled. Bemused. Beautiful. Erudite. Ernestine and Matt’s daughter. Ernie - Ethereal. Vivacious. She doesn’t walk, she glides. Alex’s daughter.
Mid-40s – mid-50s. Any ethnicity. Ernestine’s awkward and annoying next door neighbor.
Mid-40s – mid-50s. Any ethnicity. Chiseled jawline. A middle linebacker on the high school football team. Ernestine’s boyfriend then husband.
30s. Any ethnicity. Billy - Sensitive. An ear for music. Ernestine and Matt’s son. John - A man woken up in the middle of the night.
30s. Any ethnicity. Joan - Anxious. Very anxious. Billy’s wife. Alex - Takes no bullshit. Billy and Joan’s daughter. Beth - John’s domestic partner, she quit smoking 10 years ago and hasn’t been in a good mood since.
THE FOLLOWING ROLES ARE CAST BUT WILL BE UNDERSTUDIED. UNDERSTUDY TRACKING TBD.
Mid-40s – mid-50s. Any ethnicity. Travels from age 7 to 107. In that time she will be a daughter, a girlfriend, a wife, a mother, a friend, an aunt, a mother-in-law, a widow, a second wife, a grandmother, a great grandmother, and a great great grandmother.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.